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Welcome to River West

Famous for its award-winning restaurants, industrial history, and forward-thinking people, the River West has quickly become Chicago’s cultural and technological powerhouse. From local pubs and restaurants to boutique shopping and vibrant nightlife, the River West neighborhood offers something for everyone.

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Easy City Access No Matter How You Commute

Whether you walk, bike, bus, or train, Avenir's central location makes getting around the city a breeze. We also provide residents with safe bike storage in our easy-in easy-out bike room as well as on-site reserved garage car parking.

1 block from the Chicago Blue Line stop.

Across the street from the 59 bus stop.

Divvy station and scooters right outside.

Dozens of Cuisines On Your Doorstep

Take a trip down the block for a cup of award-winning coffee at Big Shoulders coffee shop - voted Best Independent Coffee Shop by USA Today. Grab a bite to eat on the sunny patio at Dandy Crown or head over to Sushi X - voted Best Sushi by Reader’s Choice. End your evening with a sweet cup of gelato at Paulo Gelato or enjoy a delicious cocktail at the energetic Tiki Tiki bar.

All of these top-rated eateries and more call River West home. Schedule a tour of Avenir and experience our vibrant neighborhood for yourself!

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